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Samsung’s Tizen phone will support (some) Android apps

Samsung’s getting ready to launch its first smartphone that runs Tizen, a Linux-based operating system. But why would you spend money on a Tizen phone when you could get one of Samsung’s Android phones that with support for more than a million third-party apps? Because Samsung’s Tizen phones might be able to run some of those […]

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Phoenix hits $35,000 goal to bring Android apps to webOS on the HP TouchPad

Want to run Android apps on an HP TouchPad tablet, but don’t want to actually go so far as to install Android? The folks at Phoenix International Communications have been working on porting OpenMobile’s Application Compatibility Layer (ACL) to the platform so that you can run Android apps without leaving webOS. To finish the work, […]

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HP TouchPad could eventually run Android apps without leaving webOS (Kickstarter)

HP discontinued the HP TouchPad tablet nearly two years ago — just a few months after launching the 9.7 inch tablet running webOS software. The company also stopped making webOS hardware and started the process of converting webOS to an open source project and eventually selling it to LG for use on televisions. While that […]

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OpenMobile ACL lets Android apps run on MeeGo, makes the platform a lot more useful

MeeGo is a Linux-based operating system designed to run on netbooks, tablets, and other mobile devices. While you can tweak MeeGo to run a wide variety of Linux applications, there aren’t all that many apps designed specifically for MeeGo right now, which means that while the operating system is designed to run on small touch-screen […]